Review: The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk at the New Victory Theater

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman I love coming-of-age stories, especially when they’re done well. They’re always bittersweet and bring back distant memories and there’s always a lesson to be learned. The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is such a story – two school-aged boys, both outcasts, making a connection and becoming friends and what happens when one […]

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Martha Speaketh Weeketh Kicks off Today on PBS Kids

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We’re big fans of MARTHA SPEAKS  and I’m happy to announce that there will be three new episodes this week during “Martha Speaketh Weeketh!” During the week, fans can watch Martha speak in questions, Polish, and even Elizabethan English. As always, children will get a chance to learn some new vocabulary words and be entertained by Martha’s antics.  Check […]

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Get a Head Start to the School Year With School Zone Workbooks

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman With the school year coming to an end I am ready for summer and all of the fun activities planned, but I am also very much aware of the “summer slide” and having to play “catch up” when the new school year begins. I believe that it is crucial for […]

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Are You Wearing the Correct Bra Size? Tips from an Intimacy Bra Fitter

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One of my day jobs is outreach for a nursing bra company, so I know how a good nursing bra can fit– but when it comes to regular bras, I admit I’m a little lost. Last week I attended Momtrends’ event at Intimacy on the Upper East Side and may have finally found bra heaven. I’m blessed […]

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Get Ready for Father’s Day with Amazon (Even if it’s Last Minute…)

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor —  So, maybe you were a little busy and now you’re scrambling to get a legendary Father’s Day gift. Amazon can help. The Creative Epson V11H562020 PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 1080p 3LCD Projector on sale for $760.77   The Athlete Philips Fidelio S2BK/28 In-Ear Headsets Earbuds – Black, $129.99     The […]

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Heading into summer with pediped (+ a Giveaway)

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  We recently spent some time in Coney Island. Wearing our pedipeds, of course. My daughter is wearing Minnie ($49). This sporty, lightweight rubber soled shoe offers closed toes and plenty of breathable mesh to keep her feet cool.  It’s part of the pediped® Adventure Line and is washable (and perfect for active play, as well as […]

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Vive: Get Salon Professional Services … Without Leaving Home

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A few weeks ago, I got the chance to meet the founders of Vive, Cristin and Alana at the Children’s Museum of Arts in NYC. And I thought it was genius. It’s a marketplace where beauty professionals and their clients can connect to easily (and securely) book, schedule and pay for appointments.  You can get your hair […]

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Blue Man Group: Get Your Mind Blown (+Giveaway)

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Last weekend we checked out the Blue Man Group in NYC. As the tagline says, “It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before”. Seriously. It was absolutely amazing and I highly recommend it. I have been fascinated by the Blue Man Group since Tobias Fünke (from Arrested Development) “blue’d” himself (in Season 2). Before our performance started, there […]

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Genius Playground Sprinkler Hack: Bring a Blow Up Kiddie Pool

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We went to our local playground today  (we live in NYC and don’t have a backyard) and I saw something genius. A blow up pool! A mom bought it to the park, blew it up and let all the kids play! I’ll be picking one up this week. She told me she buys a new […]

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